PUBLIC’S HELP SOUGHT AFTER ARMED ROBBERY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect involved in an armed robbery in Twentynine Palms Sunday night. About 9:30 p.m., an unidentified man walked into the Motel 6 on Highway 62 in Twentynine Palms, pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money. After the

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SHERIFF HONORS MAN WHO HELPED IN SEARCH FOR ERIN CORWIN

The man who helped the Sheriff’s Department narrow its scope in the search for Erin Corwin nearly two years ago was honored by the County Sheriff’s Department recently. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains why… Doug Billings, a cave and mine expert, was awarded the Sheriff’s Medal for Meritorious Service. The

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VICTIM, DRIVER’S NAMES RELEASED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS FATAL CAR VERSUS PEDESTRIAN N CRASH

The County coroner’s office has released the name of the man who was killed Wednesday morning while walking along the highway in Twentynine Palms. Timothy Gleason, 49, of Twentynine Palms, was walking eastbound on the south side of State Route 62 on the bridge over the wash at Mojave Avenue

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HEAVY TRAFFIC EXPECTED THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND

It is a three-day holiday weekend and the regional thoroughfares will be full of holiday travelers. Managing Editor Tami Roleff reminds you to be careful out there…

Memorial Day weekend is traditionally one of the heaviest travel times in the Inland Empire region, and with gas a dollar cheaper than

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HOLIDAY CLOSURES

All government offices, banks, libraries, schools, and post offices will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. In addition, Burrtec will delay its trash pickup by one day. The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day, and

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CHP TO CONDUCT SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT TOMORROW NIGHT

The CHP will conduct a sobriety checkpoint tomorrow. Reporter David Knutson has more…

This Saturday, May 28, the California Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in the Morongo Valley. The checkpoint will be staffed by officers trained in the detection of alcohol and drug-impaired drivers. The officers will be

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SUSPECTS SOUGHT IN TWO TWENTYNINE PALMS THEFTS

Sheriff’s deputies are looking for up to three people who are suspected of stealing from the Dollar General and Rite Aid stores in Twentynine Palms Wednesday afternoon. According to Sheriff’s reports, two men and a woman entered the Dollar General store on Highway 62 about 2:30 p.m. They loaded their

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BILLY IDOL TRIBUTE AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

Kick off Memorial Day weekend at tonight’s Live at the Rock free concert series where Generation Idol pays tribute to rocker Billy Idol. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz says you’re going to rock out to “Rebel Yell” at Tortoise Rock Casino tonight…

Generation Idol nails the iconic sound and sneer of

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LUCKIE PARK POOL TO OPEN THIS WEEKEND

The Luckie Park Pool in Twentynine Palms will be open Memorial Day Weekend; Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Cost of entry is $3 per person. Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

MAN HIT AND KILLED WALKING ON SIDE OF STATE ROUTE 62 IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A man was hit from behind by a pickup truck and killed while walking along Highway 62 Wednesday morning. According to Deputy Jared Dominick, at about 10:48 a.m., Timothy Gleason, 49, of Twentynine Palms, was walking eastbound on the south side of State Route 62 on the bridge over the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN SHOOTS GUN, MAKES THREATS, TAKEN INTO CUSTODY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Tuesday, after witnesses said he threatened and shot at people with a gun. According to a Sheriff’s report, Brian Huff, 20, was arguing with people on the highway near Desert Queen Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 5:30 p.m. A witness said Huff waved a

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MATINEE WEEKEND FOR “DON’T HUG ME, I’M PREGNANT” AT THEATRE 29

The hysterical musical comedy, “Don’t Hug Me, I’m Pregnant” continues its run at Theatre 29 with three performances this weekend. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… The cast and crew of “Don’t Hug Me I’m Pregnant” gears up for a three-show weekend at Theatre 29. This Friday and Saturday night the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERS CHEER CAMP

The City of Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for Cheer Camp. This fun-filled, team spirit camp will be instructed by Coach Tresa Oden and Twentynine Palms High School cheerleaders. Participants will learn cheers, chants, dances, stunts, teamwork, and much more. Participants in kindergarten through eighth grades

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FATAL PEDESTRIAN VERSUS PICKUP TRUCK CRASH IN 29 PALMS THIS MORNING

A man was killed while walking along Highway 62 Wednesday morning. According to Deputy Jared Dominick, at about 10:48 this morning, an unidentified male in his forties was walking eastbound on the south side of State Route 62 on the bridge over the wash at Smoketree in Twentynine Palms. He

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCILS APPROVES SHERIFF’S CONTRACT, BUDGET

The Twentynine Palms City Council met last night in regular session. Reporter David Haldane says the Council had two big agenda items… The Twentynine Palms City Council took care of two biggies last night: renewing its $3.3-million-dollar annual contract with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Dept., and approving the city’s

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MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES PLANNED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS AND JOSHUA TREE

Two Memorial Day ceremonies will be held in the Morongo Basin Monday, May 30. The Twentynine Palms cemetery, at 5350 Encelia Avenue, will hold its annual ceremony in the rose garden this year, starting at 9 a.m. Boy and Girl Scouts will be placing flags on graves Saturday morning, and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER MEETS WITH WATER AND FIRE BUSINESS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District board holds the regular monthly water and fire meetings tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has some of the details… At tonight’s 6 p.m. meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, the board will hold a public hearing on its draft urban water management plan. Then following

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District will hold a routine meeting Thursday, May 26. After reviewing the policy for grave markers, the board will go into closed session to for an employee performance evaluation. The meeting is set for 11 a.m. in cemetery offices, 5350 Encelia Avenue in Twentynine Palms.

TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT TOMORROW

The talented student-musicians of Twentynine Palms High School will be in concert tomorrow evening. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The spring concert at Twentynine Palms High School is set for Thursday, May 26. The concert choir, select choir, and symphonic band will all be performing in their last

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERING BASKETBALL CAMP

The City of Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for Coach Schneider’s basketball camp. This popular camp will be instructed by past and present Twentynine Palms High School girls and boys basketball coaches, as well as past and present players on the girls and boys basketball teams.

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